Roundabout crash

An accident in a roundabout occurs when one vehicle enters a roundabout and collides with another vehicle already in the roundabout.

In the diagram, Vehicle B is driving in the roundabout. Vehicle A is about to enter the roundabout, where it will collide with Vehicle B.

Roundabout crash

Vehicle "A" = 100%
Vehicle "B" = 0%

The rules of the road

The driver of a vehicle entering a roundabout must yield to traffic already in the roundabout, so the driver of Vehicle A is 100% responsible.

What does it say in the Motor Vehicle Act?

The applicable sections of the Motor Vehicle Act are:


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